Quotes on Wisdom

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Wise Men Learn From Experience

"Any man may make a mistake, but none but a fool will continue in it."

-Cicero-

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"Wise men are known through their association with the wise."

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"Wise men learn from experience, but super wise men learn from others' experiences."

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"Don't try to live too many days at a time."

-Harold B. Lee -

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"Beware creating fantasies that make us lonely for the things we don't have and blind us to things we do have."

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"Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d rather have been talking. " 

Artistotle

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"A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice."

-Nadine Gordimer (b. 1923) South African writer, "Abroad", "Amnesty", "Ah, Woe Is Me"-

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"A hug is the perfect gift-- one size fits all, and nobody minds if you exchange it."

-Ivern Ball-

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"Be very, very careful what you put into that head, because you will never get it out."

Thomas Cardinal Wolsey (1471-1530)

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"Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save."

Will Rogers

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"I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday."

-Abraham Lincoln-

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"If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere."

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"It is in spending oneself that one becomes rich."

Sarah Bernhardt

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